Suggestion 511 Unique first name (spelling)

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Date: 1 May 2016
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Description of Warning - 511: Unique first name (spelling) REPLACED BY 7x7 suggestions (i.e. 717, 727, etc.)

This WikiTree profile first name is unique in the database that could be an indication of misspelled name.

Content of info column: Empty.

Possible Causes

The unique spelling of the name may indicate a typo.

Action Steps

Check if all names are correct. If wrong correct the name and add sources as evidences for the spelling of the name if needed. Otherwise report it as False error.

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Technical Stuff

In case of multiple names, each name is checked as single name. It must appear at least 5 times, to be considered correct.

Here you can explore gender assignment for any first name.

Issue patronymics

Open Issue What to do with patronymics...

We have found a lot of profiles with patronymics that add the patronymics to the First name field ==> they get a 511 error. Is this correct or not?!?!?

Sälgö-1 04:06, 3 June 2016 (EDT) I think we should try to agree what to do with patronymics inside WikiTree.... I will start a G2G discussion on the suject plus its discussed in the Facebook Wikitree Swedish group link.

One approach is that we agree on how it should be done and we get a new error defined in this project that marks profile not following the rules with a unique error...

See also:

Example how a person with father Anders get patronymic Andersson and then later in life get Sälgö...

Suggestion Patronymic

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Medhurst 64

My mum's name is spelt that way.

posted by Marie (Medhurst) Riseley
edited by Marie (Medhurst) Riseley
Hi Marie

If the spelling of Isamean is correct then in the suggestion list click status and mark as false suggestion This will hide it for now. Such variations are monitored and until this version of Isamean shows up several times it will be remain Unique

Hope this helps


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posted by Janet (Langridge) Wild
just the way they spelled it on census
posted by c Jack
Changed spelling to Tecumseh---same spelling as on his headstone
posted by c Jack
I haven't seen the image of the entry but this is the Reference.

"England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NK4W-LXL : 10 February 2018), Robert Pinnyon and Sebberer Hope, 25 Jun 1771; citing Telscombe,Sussex,England, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,067,263.

posted by Alan Venables
If you see this suggestion and you know, either personally or with sources, that it is valid, just update the status using the False Suggestion and adding a comment about why you are saying it is correct.

Posts should not be added to this page for individual profiles.

False error, Lehn Viek Vinzig is her name. Luckow-39
posted by Vicki Luckow
False error, Todd Gaston Boyance this is how his name is spelt. id no 7751

Hutchings 687 false error this is how Grace Henrietta Radiance Hutchings name is spelt. false error Thomas Vaspar Sullivan this is how his name and information is spelt 8401 Howard 11715

Clyde haire is family this is how is last name is spelled
posted by Pamela Smith
false Error: Tawe, is indeed my grandfathers middle name. It is is the name of the river that flows in to Swansea; Swansea in Welsh is Abertawe (Mouth of the river Tawe) pronounced [ab?r?taw?]).
posted by Mal Evans
false error. this is the spelling from her baptism record.
posted by Mark Regulski
My proper name is Barry. I am called Bazza by preference and by friends.
posted by Bazza Curtis

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